To increase revenue for the penalty accounts, Public Health should seek authorization from the Legislature both to impose a monetary penalty and to recommend that CMS impose a monetary penalty when the division determines that a facility is not complying with both state and federal requirements.
Chapter 729, Statutes of 2011 (Assembly Bill 641), removes the prohibition of the issuance of both a state citation and the recommendation to impose a federal monetary penalty when Public Health determines that a facility is in violation of any state or federal law, regulation, or statutory provision. . (See 2012-406, p. 29)
†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.
*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.